As the new administration reassesses U.S. nuclear policy, it will be forced to make decisions about the future of the country’s ground-based, nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) arsenal.
All the complexities of trans-Pacific politics are being flattened into an escalating U.S.–China conflict. Just like polarization within a country marginalizes those who identify with neither pole, a polarized Pacific is one where the interests of even major players in Northeast and Southeast Asia get sidelined.
President Joe Biden says he wants to renew America’s democratic alliances. His administration writes about fighting kleptocracy and climate change, conquering inequality, and standing up for human rights.
U.S. President Joe Biden has not yet indicated if he will reverse the Trump-era tariffs on China. In addition to the trade war, there are three key areas that may define Sino-U.S. ties under a Biden administration.
In “Proportionate Deterrence: A Model Nuclear Posture Review,” George Perkovich and Pranay Vaddi provide analysis and recommendations for the Biden Administration. Please join the authors for a conversation about their recommendations with Michèle Flournoy.
Brussels seems to have put business interests before democratic values and security realities at a time when the West and Beijing are competing to vaccinate the world against coronavirus.
Nobukatsu Kanehara, Akio Takahara, Amy Searight, and Patricia M. Kim confer with James L. Schoff and Matake Kamiya on the evolving Japanese and American perspectives toward China and prospects in the year ahead.
On Joe Biden’s first full day in the Oval Office, the White House announced its readiness to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or New START, for five years.
Most U.S. policymakers tend to see their Japanese counterparts as alliance advocates, but other viewpoints may also shed light on what lies ahead for the U.S.-Japan alliance.
Are there opportunities for the incoming Biden administration to resolve the current standoff and prevent a new arms race? Join us for a conversation between James Acton, Nobumasa Akiyama, Nicola Leveringhaus, and Tong Zhao as they discuss concepts for engaging China. Fiona Cunningham will moderate.